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Can cancer blood tests live up to promise of saving lives?

April 11, 2022 2:43 pm

Such blood tests, called liquid biopsies, are already used in patients with cancer to tailor their treatment and check to see if tumours come back

Stem cell donation: Essential things you must know

March 01, 2022 4:21 pm

According to experts, several fatal blood diseases including blood cancer and disorders like thalassemia, leukemia, aplastic anaemia can be cured by transfusing blood stem cells derived from a healthy volunteer donor (HLA matched related/unrelated).

Kirron Kher diagnosed with multiple myeloma: All you need to know about this type of blood cancer

April 01, 2021 1:27 pm

Also known as Kahler's disease, multiple myeloma starts in the bone marrow when plasma cells (a type of blood cell) begin to grow uncontrollably

Researchers identify potential new class of drugs to treat blood and bone marrow cancers

December 25, 2020 2:18 pm

A new pharmacological strategy to preferentially target and eliminate leukemia cells with TET2 mutations was carried out by Jaroslaw Maciejewski and Babal Kant Jha from the Cleveland Clinic Department of Translational Hematology & Oncology Research.

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Know about the types, treatments available

September 14, 2020 12:30 pm

Blood cancer accounts for eight per cent of all new cases of cancer diagnosed in India. Of all types of blood cancers, the three most common types that affect the Indian population are lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma

Self love: How to face life post cancer treatment

July 05, 2020 4:02 pm

The procedures may seem difficult for people mainly due to the fear of treatment, the financial burden, access to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, etc.

World Rose Day: All you need to know

September 23, 2019 9:55 am

Rose, a symbol of concern and tenderness is offered to cancers patients to provide them energy as they face the disease and its consequences.

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Diet changes that can help combat the genetic condition

September 18, 2019 12:50 pm

According to a report by WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, India has the third-highest number of haematological cancers, commonly called blood cancer.

‘Mummy, I promise to wear a mask, let me play’

February 11, 2015 2:42 pm

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 9-year-old needs Rs 50 lakh for a life-saving bone marrow transplant.

Cancer patient ends life at hospital

October 11, 2013 1:29 am

Kapil Deb Roy,a native of Bangladesh,was first admitted to the hospital in September.